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Sikaflex Construction+

Flexible Building Construction Sealant

The Universal Construction Sealant

Sikaflex Construction+

Joint dimensions and shapes in facades are subject to changes due to thermal expansion and
contraction of the building units. The corresponding movements must be accommodated by the
sealant in order to protect the inner parts of the building against environmental influences. The
movements are either due to the size of the single building units (e. g. pre-cast concrete ele-
ments) or the thermal expansion coefficient of different building materials and temperature
variations. Additionally, structural movements may play a role as well.
Sikas flexible and long lasting sealants are able to absorb these movements and therefore
ensure tight and durable joints.

Sikaflex Construction+ is a 1-part, moisture curing, elastic joint sealant suitable for
movement joints and connection joints in:
Concrete facades
Masonry facades
Parapets of balconies and galleries
Concrete walls and for window installation as well as many other constructions

Approvals & Standards

EN15651-1, class 25 HM
ISO 11600 F 25 HM
ASTM C920, class 35
EMICODE, EC1PLUS R, very low emissions
Passes LEED EQc 4.1
Sikaflex Construction+

Sikaflex Construction+ is based on Sika i-Cure technology. This new moisture-curing technology and the latest
production methods allow the formulation of sealants with best properties.

Best application properties

Key properties Your benefits
Easy to extrude Faster application
Very good workability Higher quality of workmanship
Easy to smooth No disturbing odours from solvents or any
Absolutely non sag ingredients
Good adhesion to many substrates
Solvent free

Best properties for joint design

Key properties Your benefits
Uniform product quality Safety in calculation and design
Conforms to ISO 11600 F 25 HM Ensures that specs and technical require-
Conforms to EN 15651-1, class 25 HM ments are met
Conforms to ASTM C 920, class 35 No risk of complaints from residents due to
Odourless & very low emissions emissions and odours

Best properties for long lasting joints

Key properties Your benefits
Very good weathering and ageing Long lasting construction with less mainte-
resistance nance costs
Unique bubble free curing mechanism Durable sealant with no flaws and bubbles
Movement capability +/-35% due to unfavourable curing
(ASTM C 719) Less risk of failures and leakages due to
Concrete like & mat appearance proven movement capability
Inconspicuous joints due to concrete-like
surface appearance
Sikaflex Construction+
Product Information
Packaging 600 ml foil pack, 20 foil packs per box
Shelf life 15 months (storage between +5C and +25C)
Colours White, concrete grey, middle grey, dark grey, grey 5057, beige, brown, black, other colours on request
Sag flow 0 mm (ISO 7390)
Movement capability +/-25% (ISO 9047)
+/-35% (ASTM C719)
Elongation at break 800% (ISO 37)
Application temperature +5 and +40C
Surface Preparation Sika Aktivator-205 for powder coatings and metals, e.g. aluminium, steel
Flash off time: min. 15 minutes
Sika Primer-3 N for porous substrates, e.g. concrete, mortar, masonry, plaster
Flash off time: min. 30 minutes
Sika Primer-215 for PVC and mortar in window connection joints
Flash off time: min. 30 minutes
Primers are only adhesion promoters. They are not substitutes for cleaning the surface nor can they
improve the strength of the substrate significantly. For further information see Pre-treatment chart
Sealing & Bonding. Pre-treatment may be skipped if dry, dust and oil free, high quality substrate.

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